Is DOMA Dead?
Here's where things get interesting and technical. In the paired Massachusetts cases--Gill v. OPM, brought by GLAD, and Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Department of Health and Human Services, brought by Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley's office--the US government had already argued in favor of DOMA. But the Justice Department says that it did so because the First Circuit had previou...
The Nation • Feb 27, 2011